This unit is an advanced ocean engineering unit that introduces the students to key concepts in coastal engineering. The unit extends and applies the concepts from Applied Wave Mechanics and Applied Offshore Structural Engineering to the context of coastal-zone hydrodynamics, design of coastal-protection structures, and management of coastal environment. In addition, the students are introduced to the elements of port engineering.
|Unit name||Design of Coastal Engineering Structures|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
A/Prof Shuhong Chai
Mr Marcus Salonen
A/Prof Shuhong Chai
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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ILO 1 Explain key concepts in coastal-zone hydrodynamics, including natural coastal processes, and assess their influences on design of coastal structures
ILO 2 Apply design methodologies for concrete structural beams, columns, and slabs in the context of coastal and port engineering.
ILO 3 Evaluate commercial, technical, environmental and social factors that influence the design of coastal protection structures and port facilities
ILO 4 Implement calculation methods and develop a solution strategy to the design of coastal structures and port facilities for a given set of design requirements
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,826.00||030913|
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3 x 1-hr lectures and 1 x 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)
Team Design Report 50%, Presentation 15%, Class Test 25%, Online Quizzes 10%
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